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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNatural Bridge

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Natural Bridge has long been a favorite tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world. The Natural Bridge was visited by both Union and Confederate soliders while passing through the Blue Ridge province in Southern Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2008

last visited: 8/22/2008

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWhitehouse

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The White House Bridge takes its name from the small white building which can be seen today, located immediately west of the present-day bridge on US Hwy 211.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: 5/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMonitor-Merrimack Overlook

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The Battle of Hampton Roads, often called the Battle of Monitor and Merrimack, was a naval battle of the American Civil War, famous for being the first fight between two ironclads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Roberson

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2008

last visited: 2/21/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMuseum of Southern History - Jacksonville, Florida

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This museum displays artifacts and memorabilia from the antebellum and Civil War periods. Exhibits include those on camp life, military equipment, and civilian personal items. The museum has an adjoining historical research library, with genealogical research assistance available.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member macleod1

location: Florida

date approved: 8/8/2008

last visited: 9/4/2008

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDalton Confederate Cemetery-Dalton, GA.

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Well maintained and impressive site in Dalton, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/4/2008

last visited: 12/7/2007

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBrassfield Station

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CWT marker located at Durham Fire Station #13 describes the movements of General H. Judson Kilpatrick thru Durham, NC during the final days of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2008

last visited: 12/29/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDuke Homestead

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CWT marker at Duke Homestead State Historic Site and Tobacco Museum, 2828 Duke Homestead Rd, Durham, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 12/29/2009

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLeigh Farm

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CWT marker located outside the Patterson Mill Country Store in Chapel Hill, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 6/13/2008

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEmancipation Oak

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Emancipation Oak is located on the campus of Hampton University, designated one of the 10 Great Trees of the World by the National Geographic Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Roberson

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/24/2008

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesKennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Kennesaw GA

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It was a swelteringly hot and clear Monday, June 27, 1864, when some of the heaviest fighting of the Atlanta Campaign occurred here. Preserved are historic earthworks, cannon emplacements and monuments. Interpreted here are the historic events where over 5,350 soldiers were killed in the battle fought here from June 19, 1864 through July 2, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/20/2008

last visited: 8/21/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSouthern Museum of Locomotive and Civil War History- Kennesaw, GA

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With three impressive permanent collections and a membership in the prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations Program, the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History offers a wide range of exhibits, including a glimpse into the daily lives of soldiers during the Civil War; a reproduction of a turn-of-the-century locomotive factory; and an exciting depiction of the Civil War’s Great Locomotive Chase.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/20/2008

last visited: 7/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesColonial National Historical Park - Jamestown, VA

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Although Jamestown is best known for its colonial history, it also played a part in the Civil War. Jamestown Island was used by both sides, initially by the Confederates in 1861 to protect Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/14/2008

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Macon State Park

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Fort Macon is a five-sided brick and stone fort that was constructed in 1826 to protect the ports of Beaufort and Morehead City on the North Carolina mainland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/14/2008

last visited: 8/24/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Fisher State Historic Site

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Situated at the mouth of the Cape Fear River, Fort Fisher provided an imposing anchor to a river defense system that guarded critical shipping lanes to the port city of Wilmington, NC during the civil war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: 11/10/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMuseum of Science and History

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The Museum of Science and History, nicknamed MOSH, is located on the south bank of the St. Johns River and is near the downtown area of Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 6/12/2008

last visited: 11/11/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

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Historic Fort in Key West FL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Florida

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 11/6/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort East Martello Museum and Gardens

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Historic Fort in Key West Florida

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Florida

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 8/10/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLincoln Home National Historic Site - Springfield, IL

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From 1844 to 1861, Abraham Lincoln lived in this house and it was to be the only home he ever owned.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/1/2008

last visited: 9/19/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesAlabama State Capitol - Montgomery, Alabama

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The Alabama State Capitol is located atop "Goat Hill" in downtown Montgomery. The Capitol also served as Capitol of the Confederate States of America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/29/2008

last visited: 8/31/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSt. John's Lutheran Church - Wytheville, Virginia

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The St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery marker is one of several in the Wytheville area relating to the railroad and salt works raid undertaken by Union Col. John T. Toland in July 1863. On July 21, Toland and several of his men were killed in fighting in Wytheville. Supposedly Toland and another dead officer were buried in the Catholic cemetery, while the remaining Federal soldiers were buried at St. John's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UberHOKIE

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/29/2008

last visited: 8/6/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites"Thomas Lincoln Cemetery" - Coles County, IL

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The graves of Thomas Lincoln (1778-1851) and Sarah Bush Lincoln (1788-1869) are honored in Shiloh Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/28/2008

last visited: 7/31/2010

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFirst White House of the Confederacy

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This house served as the home to Confederate President Jefferson Davis from February – May 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/28/2008

last visited: 11/23/2013

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCamp Butler National Cemetery - Springfield, IL

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At the start of the Civil War, Camp Butler was a mustering point for Union volunteers from Illinois, then became a prisoner-of-war camp for captured Confederates. Today, it is a National Cemetery for all veterans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/28/2008

last visited: 9/8/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort McAllister State Historic Park - Richmond Hill, GA

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Fort McAllister State Historic Park is home to the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confedracy. The fort is open every day except Christmas 8:00AM-5:00PM. It is located east of Richmond Hill, GA on Fort McAllister Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/14/2008

last visited: 4/4/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCorydon Battlefield

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The Battle of Corydon was the only official Civil War battle in Indiana, and the battle site is the only one north of the Ohio River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Indiana

date approved: 4/3/2008

last visited: never

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